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written by
Harvey Gould,
Jan Tobochnik,
Wolfgang Christian, and
Anne Cox
The CentralLimitTheorem program simulates a random additive process to illustrate that the distribution of the sum is a Gaussian, independent of the probability distribution of the random variables as long as its variance is finite.
CentralLimitTheorem is part of a suite of Open Source Physics programs that model aspects of Statistical and Thermal Physics (STP). The program is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive. Double-clicking the stp CentralLimitTheorem.jar file will run the program if Java is installed on your computer. Additional Open Source Physics programs for Statistical and Thermal Physics can be found by searching ComPADRE for Open Source Physics, STP or Statistical and Thermal Physics. Please note that this resource requires at least version 1.5 of Java.
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STP Central Limit Theorem Documentation
A pdf document that briefly describes the STP Central Limit Theorem program. It describes how to use the stp_CentralLimitTheorem.jar file and contains short… more... download 211kb .pdf Published: October 7, 2008
STP Central Limit Theorem Distribution
The materials distributed in this zip file are in support of the STP Central Limit Theorem program. This distribution contains the STP CentralLimitTheorem… more... download 873kb .zip Published: October 7, 2008
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<a href="http://www.compadre.org/STP/items/detail.cfm?ID=8131">Gould, H, J. Tobochnik, W. Christian, and A. Cox. "STP Central Limit Theorem Program."</a>
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H. Gould, J. Tobochnik, W. Christian, and A. Cox, Computer Program STP CENTRAL LIMIT THEOREM PROGRAM (2008), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=8131&DocID=824).
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H. Gould, J. Tobochnik, W. Christian, and A. Cox, Computer Program STP CENTRAL LIMIT THEOREM PROGRAM (2008), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=8131&DocID=824>.
APA Format
Gould, H., Tobochnik, J., Christian, W., & Cox, A. (2008). STP Central Limit Theorem Program [Computer software]. Retrieved April 24, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=8131&DocID=824
Chicago Format
Gould, H, J. Tobochnik, W. Christian, and A. Cox. "STP Central Limit Theorem Program." http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=8131&DocID=824 (accessed 24 April 2014).
MLA Format
Gould, Harvey, Jan Tobochnik, Wolfgang Christian, and Anne Cox. STP Central Limit Theorem Program. Computer software. 2008. Java 1.5. 24 Apr. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=8131&DocID=824>.
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Author = "Harvey Gould and Jan Tobochnik and Wolfgang Christian and Anne Cox",
Title = {STP Central Limit Theorem Program},
Month = {October},
Year = {2008}
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References
STP Textbook Chapter 3: Concepts of Probability
Chapter 3 of Gould and Tobochnik's Statistical and Thermal Physics provides additional underpinnings for the STP Central Limit Theorem Program. relation by Anne Cox
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